Front End Developer

Employer
PIMCO Europe Ltd
Location
Austin, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Mar 23, 2019
Closes
Mar 23, 2019
Ref
5671330
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
About Us:

We are PIMCO, a leading global asset management firm. We manage investments and develop solutions across the full spectrum of asset classes, strategies and vehicles: fixed income, equities, commodities, asset allocation, ETFs, hedge funds and private equity. PIMCO is one of the largest investment managers, actively managing more than $1.66 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 2,500 employees in 14 offices globally. PIMCO is recognized as an innovator, industry thought leader and trusted advisor to our clients.

PIMCO is one of the world's premier fixed income investment managers with thousands of professionals around the world united in a single purpose: creating opportunities for our clients in every environment. Since 1971, we have brought innovation and expertise to our partnership with the institutions, financial advisors and millions of individual investors who entrust us with their assets. We aspire to cultivate performance and leadership through empowering our people, diversity of thought, and a commitment to an inclusive culture that engages in our global communities.

Position Description:

Over the past 24+ months, PIMCO has undergone significant change in the realm of digital readiness. As part of a global digital transformation initiative spearheaded by Technology and Marketing, PIMCO has built the stage to enable personalized client-centric experiences.

The growing Digital Marketing team at PIMCO is seeking a talented Front End Developer to support key business initiatives. In this role you will be responsible for conceptualizing and assisting the development of exciting new experiences for PIMCO's digital properties, while collaborating with colleagues across multiple teams and departments.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Collaborating with internal leadership and teams across Marketing and Technology to craft design solutions within the defined project objectives
  • Identifying the user behavior of our target audiences and support the design of appropriate UI solutions
  • Using wireframes mockups with the vision to translate them into compelling and effective digital experiences
  • Building web pages using semantic HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery and other modern front-end technologies utilizing Content Management Systems (Sitecore)
  • Assisting in the development of web applications that interface with various RESTful services
  • Partnering closely with the Digital Design team to meet brand requirements for public facing experiences
  • Maintaining clear file organization and output, ensuring code is written following modern best practices


Position Requirements:

  • 3+ years of professional experience doing front end development
  • Demonstrable experience developing responsive pages with mobile design in mind
  • A real passion for user-centered design
  • Understand design patterns and fundamental software design principles such as breakpoints, grid layouts, flow patterns, load time limitations, responsive design and web accessibility
  • Development experience with technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery and responsive/mobile design
  • Working knowledge of creative design tools such as Adobe Creative Cloud (XD, Photostop, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Illustrator), Sketch and InVision
  • You love working in conjunction with other designers and developers to achieve cohesive solutions and across different platforms, devices, and situations
  • Hands-on experience using analytics data to drive design/development decisions within the applications
  • Expertise working with RESTful APIs to fetch and output data to a user
  • Experience creating site maps, wireframes, and customer journeys
  • Experience analyzing and reporting user data from providers such as Google Analytics
  • BA/BS Degree or equivalent experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Experience with Sitecore and/or other CMS platforms
  • Experience with accessibility and WCAG 2.0/2.1
  • Basic understanding of AngularJS
  • Experience with JIRA and agile development processes
  • Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processors, such as SASS
  • Experience with Marketing Automation platforms such as Marketo and Salesforce Marketing Cloud
  • Experience with mobile app development and voice technology a plus
  • Financial services experience


Benefits:

PIMCO is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefits designed to support the health and wellbeing of you and your family. Benefits vary by location but may include:
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance and travel coverage
  • 401(k) (defined contribution) retirement savings, retirement plan, pension contribution from your first day of employment
  • Work/life programs such as flexible work arrangements, parental leave and support, employee assistance plan, commuter benefits, health club discounts, and educational/CFA certification reimbursement programs
  • Community involvement opportunities with The PIMCO Foundation in each PIMCO office

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